How to recharge



How to Recharge your Prepaid?

Enjoy the flexibility and the hassle free means to recharge your Emtel Prepaid number with Emtel. Pick from the different recharging method that best suit you and stay connected!

Benefits of Scratch cards

  • Prepaid cards available in denominations of Rs. 50, Rs. 100 and Rs. 200
  • VAT inclusive cards
  • Longer validity periods
  • Because we care! Our prepaid cards are printed on paper and are environment-friendly
  • Available for your convenience in all Emtel stores and more than 5000 dealers convenience stores across Mauritius

How to use Emtel Scratch cards?

Simply dial *121*pin#

The “Pin” means the 12 digit number that appears at the back of your scratch cards.

Validity of your Scratch cards

After having recharged your mobile, your Emtel prepaid card has the following validity:

DenominationsValidity
Rs. 50 valid for 80 days
Rs. 100 valid for 180 days
Rs. 200 valid for 180 days

Emtel EPin

Recharging your prepaid account has never been so simple, quick and easy! Emtel EPin is an exclusive and paperless recharging facility for Emtel Prepaid customer. It allows you to recharge your prepaid account instantly by SMS and you will also get an SMS confirming the successful transaction. Just visit one of our EPin dealers, give him your Emtel number and the amount you wish to recharge with.


Benefits of Emtel EPin

  • You can recharge small amounts as from Rs. 20 (VAT inclusive).
  • You may choose any amount of recharge you want from Rs.20 up to Rs. 1,000.
  • You can recharge your mobile instantly.
  • You may recharge your friends’ or relatives’ prepaid account remotely.


Q&A


How does Emtel EPin work?
  • Visit the nearest authorised Emtel EPin retailer and give the latter your prepaid number.
  • Choose your recharge amount between – Rs 20 to Rs 1000.
  • The amount you pay will include VAT.
Which amounts of recharge are available for Airtime Epin?

The minimum amount you can purchase is Rs.20 worth of credit (i.e. credit + VAT included) up to a maximum of Rs.1, 000 (credit + VAT included).

You can only purchase recharge in whole amount in rupees and NOT in cents.

Note that the amount you request will already include the VAT. 15% of the amount will be deducted as VAT and the remaining will be recharged on your prepaid account as credits. Airtime recharge will not be available for below denominations as they are reserved for Internet EPIN ONLY.

Rs. 10, Rs. 49, Rs. 99, Rs. 249, Rs. 449, Rs. 599, Rs 649, Rs 899, Rs 949, Rs 1449, Rs 2949.


AmountValidity
For any amount between Rs. 20 & Rs.29. 15 days
For any amount between Rs.30 & Rs.49. 30 days
For any amount between Rs.50 & Rs.99. 50 days
For any amount between Rs.100 & Rs.199. 100 days
For any amount above Rs.200. 120 days
Is it possible to have a recharge of more than Rs.1, 000?
Yes. In that case the EPin retailer will recharge your account first with Rs.1, 000 (including VAT) and any additional top ups until the amount requested is met.
How long is the EPin recharge valid for?
AmountValidity
For any amount between Rs 20 to Rs 29 60 days
For any amount between Rs 30 to Rs 49 80 days
For any amount between Rs 50 to Rs 99 130 days
For any amount between Rs 100 to Rs 299 180 days
For any amount above Rs 300 210 days
Can I recharge my account through Emtel EPin when I am abroad?
Yes you can. Someone back in Mauritius can do the Epin for you.

ATM Recharge

Recharge your account with your debit or credit card on the ATM of the following banks: MCB, SBM, MPCB and Bank One. You can even recharge accounts of family and friends.

   


NEW: VAT inclusive new denominations when you recharge your Emtel with MCB.

ATM
Rs 50
Rs 100
Rs 200
Rs 500
Rs 1000

SMS Top Up

Now only an SMS is needed to recharge your Emtel prepaid account. Your account is topped up and your bank account will automatically be debited. To enjoy the facility of recharging your Emtel prepaid mobile anytime, anywhere, register with the following bank: MCB, SBM and MPCB.


Benefits

  • Instant recharge of your Emtel prepaid mobile anytime
  • Hassle free service – No need to go to any shop to buy credits
  • No charging fee to activate the service

MCB Refill

To obtain the service, Emtel prepaid subscribers need to first register with MCB. You will receive an SMS confirming your successful registration on your Emtel. Once registered, several options are available as follows:How can I recharge my own Emtel prepaid number?

  • To recharge your Emtel prepaid number: send “refill” by SMS to 8700
  • To recharge your Emtel prepaid number with a different amount: send “refill” your amount * by SMS to 8700

How can I recharge a mobile registered as “beneficiary”?

  • To recharge with the standard amount*: send “refill” by SMS to 8700
  • To recharge with a different amount: send “refill” by SMS to 8700

Note:

* Other amounts available with Emtel.

NEW: VAT inclusive new denominations when you recharge your Emtel with MCB.

SMS
Rs 50
Rs 100
Rs 200
Rs 500
Rs 1000
SBM Top-Up

An SMS is all you need to top up your mobile now! Emtel prepaid subscribers need to first register with SBM to benefit from the service. Once registered, several options are available as follows:


How can I recharge my own Emtel prepaid number?

  • To recharge your Emtel prepaid number with the standard amount*: send “topup” by SMS to 8726 *Default TopUp amount to be used for SMS TopUp (this amount can be changed).
  • To recharge your Emtel prepaid number with a different amount: send “topup” < amount > by SMS to 8726 Available denominations for SMS TopUp : Rs. 50, Rs. 125, Rs. 225, Rs. 475, Rs. 1000.

How can I recharge a different mobile number?

    • To recharge a different mobile number** send “topup” by SMS to 8726
**Up to 5 Emtel prepaid mobile phone numbers which you may TopUp through the SMS TopUp service.
MPCB

To obtain the service, Emtel prepaid subscribers need to first register with MPCB. Once registered, several options are available as follows:


How can I recharge my own Emtel prepaid number?

  • To recharge your Emtel prepaid number with the standard amount*: Send the following message to number 256 0123:

your MPCB bank account. An example will be as follows:

TUP 1234 721xxxx 1111111111111 50 EMTL where:

TUP refers to Fun-d-Fone request

1234 is an example for password

721xxxx is an example of a mobile number

1111111111111 is an example of your MPCB bank account

50 is the amount to be recharged

EMTL is your mobile operator


Note:

* The standard amount is set by the bank

Internet Banking

You have an MCB bank account?

Apply for Internet Banking at your nearest MCB branch and you will be able to refill your Emtel prepaid account by login on the MCB website. The amount chosen will be automatically debited from your bank account.

NEW: VAT inclusive new denominations when you recharge your Emtel with MCB.

SMS
Rs 50
Rs 100
Rs 200
Rs 500
Rs 1000

You have an MPCB bank account?

Apply for Internet Banking at your nearest MPCB branch and you will be able to refill your Emtel prepaid account by login on the MPCB website. The amount chosen will be automatically debited from your bank account.

Emtel Internet Epin

Do you want to activate an internet package on your Smartphone, Tablet, dongle or H&O broadband device?
No hassle of remembering activation commands and short codes!
Emtel is now offering you a SIMPLE, QUICK and EASY mode of Internet Package activation via EPIN.


Benefits of Internet EPin

Internet EPIN allows you to activate your Emtel Internet package (both mobile internet packages and H&O Broadband internet packages) instantly at any EPIN dealers all over the island.


Exact Recharge denominations available for Internet EPIN:


Internet Package typeValidityVolumeData Epin Exact Denomination
Mobile internet Package
Daily 50MB 1 day 50 MB 10
Weekly 300MB 7 days 300 MB 49
Weekly 500MB 7 days 500 MB 99
Monthly 1GB 30 days 1 GB 249
Monthly 2GB 30 days 2 GB 449
Monthly 3GB 30 days 3 GB 649
Monthly 5GB 30 days 5 GB 949
Monthly 10GB 30 days 10 GB 1,449
Monthly 50GB 30 days 50 GB 2,949
I am a One Number prepaid customer. Can I purchase prepaid mobile internet package via Internet Epin.
No. Data Epin service is not available for One Number prepaid subscribers.
What will be the validity of the mobile internet packages if I purchase them through Data Epin?
Validity of Mobile internet packages will remain the same. i.e. 1 Day for Daily package, 7 days for Weekly package and 30 days for monthly packages.
Will I be able to do airtime recharge with the same denominations available for internet EPIN, i.e. Rs. 10, Rs. 49, Rs. 99, Rs. 249, Rs. 449, Rs. 599, Rs 649, Rs 899, Rs 949, Rs 1449 and Rs 2949.?
No, all the above mentioned denominations are reserved for INTERNET EPIN ONLY. With theses denominations, you will not be able to do airtime recharge for call, SMS and any other Emtel services.

Recharge your prepaid account with your credit card on www.emtel.com. Simply click on recharge my account on www.emtel.com homepage.